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Podcast: ANNY Animator Interviews: John Morena


Animation For Adults Presents Animation Nights New York's (ANNY) Animator Interviews. AFA and ANNY's Evan Vernon talks with American animator John Morena, whose short The Creator will screen as part of the ANNY March online event.


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John is a filmmaker and a New York City native; born in The Bronx, migrated to Brooklyn. His films have played worldwide including several official selections to Oscar® qualifying festivals such as Annecy, Ottawa, Hiroshima, Anima Mundi and Zagreb.

THE CREATOR will screen on Sunday, March 21st at Animation Nights New York ONLINE.


Social Media Links


@johnmorena & @filmsfornoone


About Animation Nights New York


Animation Nights New York (ANNY) is a monthly curated animation screening event and annual festival based in New York City. We show animated short films and virtual reality animation experiences from all around the world.

Films are available 11am - 11pm EST for one day. Join us for mixer events in the ANNY Virtual Event Space on webXR. (No headset is required. Platform is accessible via PC/Mac/Mobile.)  

Sunday, March 21, 2021


Film Program available 11am - 11pm EST


Mixer Events 3pm - 5pm & 8pm- 11pm EST


Please RSVP: https://www.animationnights.com/screening58/

Animated Short Film Program

Animation Nights New York presents “Who We Are (Program #58 | Season 6 | In Competition Films)

Curation by Animation Nights New York with programming by Chitra Roy.

• 9 WAYS TO DRAW A PERSON. Sasha Svirsky. Russian Federation, 06:29.

• BUTTERFLY. Polina Kampioni. Russian Federation, 01:04.

• THE CREATOR. John Morena. United States, 00:57.

• BLACK SEA DAHU - RHIZOME. Olivier Samter. Switzerland, 04:29.

• PURPLEBOY. Alexandre Siqueira. Portugal, 13:55.

• SMOKINGBIRD. Mathilde REMY. Belgium, 03:52.


• GENIUS LOCI. Adrien Mérigeau. France, 16:20.

• THE ELEPHANTS WILL BE HAPPY. Lucas Roussel, Charlotte Brun, Loïc Frimat, Vincent Labis, Adrien Lannoy, Alice Lepoutre. France, 06:57.

• SOLITARIUM. Sumito Sakakibara. Japan, 06:35.



Approx. run time is approx 61 minutes.